More Than 30 South Australian Businesses On Show At China Import Expo

More Than 30 South Australian Businesses On Show At China Import Expo

09 November 2019

South Australia Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment David Ridgway South Australian Businesses Chalk Up Export Deals At China Import Expo Victor P Taffa More than 30 South Australian food, wine and tourism businesses are showcasing some of the state’s finest produce and professional services at China’s largest international trade event this week at the […]

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5-Star Hotel Development Opens In Chadstone

5-Star Hotel Development Opens In Chadstone

03 November 2019

Victoria Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz Chadstone Hotel Coup Underscores Strength Of Suburbs Victor P Taffa Melbourne has bolstered its position as the nation’s capital for fashion, retail and luxury accommodation with the opening of Hotel Chadstone Melbourne. This will be the first 5-star hotel built outside the CBD. Minister for Suburban Development Marlene […]

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Colin Radford Appointed WorkSafe Victoria’s New Chief Executive

Colin Radford Appointed WorkSafe Victoria’s New Chief Executive

30 October 2019

Victoria Attorney General Jill Hennessy WorkSafe Chief Executive And Board Members Appointed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced Colin Radford as WorkSafe Victoria’s new Chief Executive. John Merritt has been appointed as the new Chair of WorkSafe’s Board, while Elizabeth Lukin and Julie Warren have both been appointed as Board Directors. “I congratulate Mr. […]

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Design And Building Practitioners Bill 2019 Introduced To Parliament

Design And Building Practitioners Bill 2019 Introduced To Parliament

23 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson Strong Foundations Set For Building Reform Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government continues to deliver on its promised suite of reforms to the building and construction industry, with the introduction of the Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019 to the New South Wales Parliament today. […]

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Adelaide Oval Hotel Development Works Get Underway

Adelaide Oval Hotel Development Works Get Underway

11 October 2019

South Australia Minister for Infrastructure Stephan Knoll Adelaide Oval Hotel Progressing At Pace Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has welcomed news that the Adelaide Oval Hotel development is continuing to progress with major works starting on-site today. It has also been revealed today that the Adelaide Oval Hotel will start taking bookings from March 2020 […]

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Construction Of 1,500 New Homes Gets Underway For Queenslanders

Construction Of 1,500 New Homes Gets Underway For Queenslanders

08 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni 1,400 Jobs Building New Homes For Queenslanders Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government’s key housing construction initiative has reached a major milestone well ahead of schedule, commencing construction of 1,500 homes and supporting almost 1,400 additional jobs across Queensland. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick […]

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Dwellings Approvals Down 3.9 % August 2019

Dwellings Approvals Down 3.9 % August 2019

04 October 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In August Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved fell 3.9 % in August 2019, in trend terms, and has fallen for 21 months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Fall continues to be driven by private dwellings excluding houses, which decreased […]

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Building And Development Certifiers Draft Regulation 2019 Released By Minister

Building And Development Certifiers Draft Regulation 2019 Released By Minister

30 September 2019

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson Building Reform Surges Ahead With New Certifiers Regulation Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is continuing to deliver on its commitment to reforming the building and construction industry, with the release of the draft Building and Development Certifiers Regulation 2019. Minister for Better Regulation and […]

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Dwellings Approvals For Tasmania 5.8 % Up July 2019

Dwellings Approvals For Tasmania 5.8 % Up July 2019

30 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Building Approvals Through The Roof Victor P Taffa ABS figures released today for July 2019 confirms Tasmania’s housing sector remains the strongest in the nation, with more to come, Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. In the year to July 2019 there were 3,137 dwellings […]

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Gunner Govt Builds 1,500 Remote Homes In 3 Years

Gunner Govt Builds 1,500 Remote Homes In 3 Years

27 August 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner 1,500 Remote Homes In 3 Years Victor P Taffa Editor Victor P Taffa encourages all businesses to place a Leaderboard or Medium Rectangle Advertisement in The Southern Thunderer. Trademark for The Southern Thunderer is for online only. No one deserves to be assaulted by former neighbour and QANTAS Airlines […]

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Year 2016 Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme Extension To Be Made Permanent

Year 2016 Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme Extension To Be Made Permanent

23 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Michael Ferguson Taking Tasmanian Produce And Products To The World Victor P Taffa Today’s announcement by the Federal Government of a major boost to the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme is welcome news, Minister for State Growth Michael Ferguson said. Changes will provide an even playing field for Tasmanian businesses and […]

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D’Orsogna Smallgoods Expands With New Processing And Packaging Plant

D’Orsogna Smallgoods Expands With New Processing And Packaging Plant

18 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula D’Orsogna Brings Home Bacon For Jobs In Melbourne’s North Victor P Taffa Family-owned smallgoods success story D’Orsogna is getting bigger, creating more than 100 new jobs in Melbourne’s north thanks to support from the Andrews Government. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula today officially […]

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Scams Awareness Week 12-16 August 2019

Scams Awareness Week 12-16 August 2019

10 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Stay Alert To Scams Victor P Taffa Tasmanians are being warned against thinking they are “too smart to be scammed” ahead of Scams Awareness Week (12-16 August), Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. According to the Scams Awareness Network, Australians made more than 177,000 scam […]

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Owner-Occupied Dwellings 11 % Up On Year 2017-18

Owner-Occupied Dwellings 11 % Up On Year 2017-18

07 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Tasmanian Housing Sector Continues To Build Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is a strong supporter of the building and construction sector, and we are committed to further investment and jobs across the industry, Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. “This is why it is no […]

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Peter Graham Appointed To Lead CBOS

Peter Graham Appointed To Lead CBOS

06 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer New Leader Of CBOS Appointed Victor P Taffa Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Graham as Executive Director Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (CBOS). “Peter most recently worked as the Executive Director Strategy, Reform and Operations at […]

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Dan O’Brien Appointed CEO Of Cladding Safety Victoria

Dan O’Brien Appointed CEO Of Cladding Safety Victoria

04 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Planning Richard Wynne Cladding Safety Victoria CEO Appointed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s world first program tackling high-risk cladding now has an experienced Chief Executive Officer at its helm. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne announced the appointment of Dan O’Brien as the CEO of Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV). “Dan O’Brien is a […]

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Infrastructure WA Board Members Appointed

Infrastructure WA Board Members Appointed

31 July 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Inaugural Infrastructure WA Board Appointed Victor P Taffa Board members appointed to the inaugural Infrastructure WA Board John Langoulant AO appointed Chairperson and Nicole Lockwood appointed Deputy Chairperson Infrastructure WA to provide expert independent advice to drive investment and create jobs Delivers on another key election commitment of the McGowan […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down 1.3% June 2019

Dwelling Approvals Down 1.3% June 2019

30 July 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Decline In June Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 1.3 % in June, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Trend series for total dwellings has fallen for 19 consecutive months. The decrease in June was […]

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Hodgman Govt Listens To Concerns Of The Building Industry

Hodgman Govt Listens To Concerns Of The Building Industry

12 July 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Supporting Tasmania’s Building Industry Victor P Taffa Today and over the past week I have met with and carefully listened to representatives of Tasmania’s building industry, including building surveyors, to discuss the impact of rising insurance costs, Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. “Since taking […]

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Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Gains 4 New Appointments

Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Gains 4 New Appointments

07 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace 4 New Appointments To Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Victor P Taffa Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace has announced the appointment of 4 new commissioners to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC). Minister Grace said the Governor-in-Council had approved the appointment of John Cornelius Dwyer, Catherine Marie Hartigan, […]

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